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Belfield

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Belfield was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Canterbury Bankstown, especially in conjunction with age structure, provides insight to the role the area plays in the housing market. Some areas, usually with separate housing stock, are dominated by families. Others, with more dense housing in inner city locations have significant numbers of lone person households and couples without dependents.

Forecast household types
Belfield201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents71640.373939.681339.7+97
Couples without dependents35119.836419.539819.4+47
Group households261.5281.5301.5+4
Lone person households38021.441222.144921.9+69
One parent family21912.323712.726412.9+45
Other families834.7864.6934.5+10

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 93 One parent family, 2036: 264 Lone person households, 2036: 449 Group households, 2036: 30 Couples without dependents, 2036: 398 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 813 Other families, 2026: 86 One parent family, 2026: 237 Lone person households, 2026: 412 Group households, 2026: 28 Couples without dependents, 2026: 364 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 739 Other families, 2016: 83 One parent family, 2016: 219 Lone person households, 2016: 380 Group households, 2016: 26 Couples without dependents, 2016: 351 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 716
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 7 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 27 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 37 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 34 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 74 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 18 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 32 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 13 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 23
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Belfield was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 32 households and account for 22.1% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 2 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2016.

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